Ryan Adler

Ryan Adler M ‘11

Major: Physician Assistant Studies
Job Title: Physician Assistant

My education at Mount Union gave me the confidence to go into my career ready to take on new challenges and continue my education on the job.

Physician Assistant Experiential Learning

Mount Union’s Physician Assistant Studies Program offers various educational opportunities for students outside of the classroom including:

  • Clinical Rotations allow students to put lessons learned in the classroom into practice, seeing firsthand cases only read about in textbooks, developing treatment plans and building professional relationships with patients.
  • The AAPA National Conference provides students with the necessary resources to take their careers to the next level. With over 270 hours of CME (continuing medical education) activities in 50 therapeutic activities, students’ skills are put to the challenge and enhanced through hands-on workshops and presentations.
  • The National Medical Challenge Bowl is a competition where teams of three PA students face-off by answering challenging medical questions on a variety of subjects including anatomy, emergency medicine, cardiology and physical diagnosis to name a few.

The Mount Union Challenge Bowl Team has won the competition three out of the past four years and Alysse Boyd of Cleveland, OH recently won second place in the PAEA/JAAPA Student Writing Competition.

Learn more about application into the Physician Assistant Studies Program.

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